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hybrid and electric vehicles

highly charged Development and Validation Lotus Engineering is leading the way in the fast-moving development of hybrid and electric vehicles, utilising a wide range of virtual and physical testing from the component level to the vehicle level, across the entire development process. Our extensive powertrain development facilities in Europe and North America are constantly expanding to meet the increasing demands of powertrain electrification. As an engineering consultancy and manufacturer of premium cars designed to excite and perform, our breadth of technical knowledge is unrivalled. Our multi-skilled engineers and technicians have extensive experience in developing a wide range of electrical and mechanical drivetrain systems. Lotus Engineering is dedicated to meeting our clients’ programme objectives on time, every time.

RANGE EXTENDER DEVELOPMENT •

Combustion engines and hydrogen fuel cells

Efficiency mapping

Series hybrid control strategy development

Power quality analysis

Thermal mapping

BATTERY SIMULATION, DEVELOPMENT AND BUILD

drivetrain development

IS-2/09-12

Design for manufacture, build and testing in a dedicated safe environment

Emulation of high performance batteries

Simulation of high voltage 800 V DC

Optimisation and evaluation of electric modules and power electronics

Whole drivetrain development

Inverter and motor characterisation

Electric motor development

Drivetrain durability testing

Model, software and hardware in the loop testing

Component and subassembly testing

Drivecycle simulation

Model based development correlation with test data and system characterisation

VIRTUAL Development

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HYBRID AND ELECTRIC VEHICLES

SPECIALISED TEST FACILITIES

Electric Drivetrain Development and Validation

Whole Vehicle Development

Virtual Testing and Development

Fully flexible dedicated electric drivetrain test-beds

Battery simulators up to 800 V, 600 A

80-400 kW motoring and absorption dynanometers

Precision data acquisition up to 0.01 % accuracy

Dedicated electric vehicle and hydrogen fuel cell vehicle workshop

High voltage battery charging stations

60 kW chassis dynanometers

150 kW SAC NVH dynanometer

Euro 5 emissions analysis

SiL - software in loop

MiL - model in the loop

HiL - hardware in loop

DiL - driver in the loop

dSPACE rapid prototype system

IPG HiL system

Integration with Lotus analysis software

LIGHTWEIGHT ARCHITECTURES - EFFICIENT PERFORMANCE - ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC INTEGRATION - DRIVING DYNAMICS

United Kingdom

USA

China

Potash Lane Hethel, Norwich NR14 8EZ

1254 N. Main Street Ann Arbor MI 48104

7th Floor, New Jinqiao Tower No.28 New Jinqiao Road, Pudong, Shanghai. PR CHINA 201206

Phone: +44 (0)1953 608423 eng-uk@lotuscars.com

Phone: +1 734 995 2544 eng-usa@lotuscars.com

Phone: + 86 (21)5030 9990 eng-china@lotuscars.com


Hybrid and Electric Vehicles